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Tiotropium

Tiotropium Information

Tiotropium Benefits & Uses

Tiotropium is used to treat the following -

  1. Asthma Primary
  2. COPD

Tiotropium Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Tiotropium

Tiotropium

Tiotropium Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Tiotropium is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Dizziness Mild
  4. Dry Mouth Mild
  5. Cough Mild
  6. Throat Irritation
  7. Tachycardia
  8. Urine Retention
  9. Constipation Moderate
  10. Angioedema Severe
  11. Bronchospasm

Tiotropium Related Warnings

Is the use of Tiotropium safe for pregnant women?

Tiotropium has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Tiotropium without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Tiotropium safe during breastfeeding?

Tiotropium may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Tiotropium on the Kidneys?

Tiotropium rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Tiotropium on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Tiotropium. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Tiotropium on the Heart?

You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Tiotropium. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Tiotropium with Other Drugs

Tiotropium should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Tiotropium Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Tiotropium unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Glaucoma
  2. Angioedema
  3. Liver Disease
  4. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Tiotropium

Is this Tiotropium habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Tiotropium has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Tiotropium does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

Safe

Is it safe?

Tiotropium is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Tiotropium cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Tiotropium Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Tiotropium

Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Tiotropium and food will interact.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Tiotropium

Consumption of alcohol and Tiotropium together may have severe effects on your health.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

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  4. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Braltus® (tiotropium bromide)